The 27-year-old said: "There are three weeks to go until the window shuts and you look at Man City and think, "If the window shut now they would be happy with the business they have done". They won only one of those four home games, and were eliminated from both competitions at the first opportunity.
One consolation for Pochettino is Newcastle have problems of their own as speculation swirls around the future of manager Rafael Benitez, who is clearly disenchanted by the club's failure to back him in the transfer market.
"As a Tottenham player I'd love to see more signings".
"As a starting 11 we have one of the best in the league, without a shadow of a doubt, but after that".
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But, having spent more than £145m this summer, Neville thinks they are well equipped to compete again. Carrick looks to pass the ball forward and that allows Pogba to play higher up the pitch.
Mauricio Pochettino has told talkSPORT Tottenham are facing a challenge "similar to winning a title" in making Wembley their home this season. But this season seems different. Indeed, combining the last two campaigns points totals together puts Spurs on the top of the pile.
Manager Mauricio Pochettino has proved that he is very good at giving young players a fair chance and improving them at the same time. But the Argentine did observe following a heavy friendly defeat to Manchester City that his side were a "little behind", adding the arrival of big name players would provide the likes of Dele Alli and Harry Kane with the ideal motivation to match last season's exploits.
But in football they say, "buy when at the top".
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Bautista Agut fought back from a set down and out-lasted Frenchman Gael Monfils 4-6 7-6 (7/5) 7-6 (7/2) in just under three hours. Federer's defeat of Bautista Agut was his seventh in a row without a defeat - or loss of a set - in the series with the Spaniard.
"We are working, trying to add some players to the squad", he said.
In a summer of high-octane transfer spending, Spurs are yet to join the fray but boss Pochettino is unconcerned.
It is hard to see them contending for the Premier League crown this season, especially considering they are yet to make a single signing in the transfer window. Second-choice striker Vincent Janssen struggled throughout the campaign to score goals.
Provisional squad: Lloris, Vorm, Lopez, Davies, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Dier, Wimmer, Wanyama, Shashoua, Dembele, Eriksen, Alli, Sissoko, Onomah, Lesniak, Winks, Edwards, Son, Janssen, Kane, Walker-Peters.
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I'm sure Chris will know the key for any newly-promoted team is how you do at home. "So that's the target Lacazette should set". While Alexandre Lacazette has come in to lead the line, he should add the killer instinct Arsenal fans have been calling for.
The north London club do not have an easy task on their hands.
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